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Quartet of Joy

Muhammad Afifi Matar • Translated from the Arabic and with a Preface and Notes by Ferial Ghazoul and John Verlenden

Published Date: January 1, 1998

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152 Pages


“The contemporary Egyptian poet Muhammad Afifi Matar is one of a handful of important writers whose work molds an ecstatic vision with a mastery of language and the Islamic tradition into an extraordinary idiom of burning intensity and hypnotic power. . . .”

—Edward W. Said

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